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OpenVPN tunnel one-way traffic failure between LAN and AWS VPC

We are trying to configure an OpenVPN tunnel that allows devices on our LAN to communicate with servers in an Amazon VPC. We are using the turnkey OpenVPN access server instance on Amazon and have ...
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1answer
57 views

VRF Internet Gateway Multiple External IP's 1 Internal IP to AWS

Trying to setup VRF for the first time and its not working for me even though I keep reading everything online. IP's are different to real life. I have an Internet connection which I can ping to my ...
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260 views

OpenSwan + AWS + Ubuntu 14.04 - Cannot reach server

i'm currently trying to set up a VPN in order to login into a private subnet hosted on AWS. The target host has Ubuntu 14.04 and installed OpenSwan. I've setup ipsec.conf, ipsec.secrets, xl2tpd.conf, ...
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Setting up a VPN connection to Amazon VPC - routing

I am having some real issues setting up a VPN between out office and AWS VPC. The "tunnels" appear to be up, however I don't know if they are configured correctly. The device I am using is a Netgear ...
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149 views

What is best practice for secure access to AWS, especially RDS?

After some reading (AWS docs, http://stratumsecurity.com/2012/12/03/practical-tactical-cloud-security-ec2/, etc..) I still don't understand how to organize secure & easy access to AWS (especially ...
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544 views

Software VPN connection to Amazon AWS VPC private instance [closed]

I have a Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) instance on Amazon AWS. Inside the VPC, I have a private instance which is running the database and a public instance which has the front-end web pages for ...
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1answer
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AWS VPN Tunnel going down without traffic

I managed to setup a site-to-site VPN connection from Amazon VPC to a company's network, and after a lot of configuration it was working fine, but now i realized that the VPN tunnel is DOWN every time ...
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1answer
562 views

VPN Between Checkpoint R75.20 and AWS VPC

I have been trying for a long time now to configure a site-to-site VPN connection between Amazon and a Checkpoint R75.20 (previously i tried with Azure) unsuccessfully. I have tried everything and ...
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41 views

AWS VPC public web application connecting to database via VPN

What I am trying to do is set up a web application that is public facing but makes calls to a database that is on an internal network. I have been trying to set up an AWS VPC with a public subnet, ...
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137 views

AWS VPN Custom tunnel endpoints

When creating a VPN interface through the AWS Management Interface, the source and tunnel IP addresses are chosen by AWS (in this example to 169.254.249.26 and 169.254.249.25) Is there a way to ...
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AWS VPN server cost [closed]

This question is probably naive - please bear with me, I'm still getting my head around how VPNs work. TL;DR - if I host a VPN server on an EC2 instance (standalone, not VPC), will I pay $.05/hr for ...
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1answer
178 views

Correctly setting up SSTP on Amazon EC2 Server 2008 Domain Controller

I have successfully setup up a VPN connection to an EC2 instance of Windows Server 2008 using SSTP. But the setup seems a little hacked together and needs some tweeking. My first problem/question is ...
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1answer
225 views

VPN connection to AWS, when disrupted the server is unresponsive

I’ve got a Windows Server 2008 VM running in AWS. The server maintains a VPN connection to a server in my office for the purposes of synchronizing a Database. Currently using the Cisco AnyConnect VPN ...
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1answer
483 views

Issue with OpenVPN acting as client + server

I have 3 Amazon VPCs (Dev - 10.100.0.0/16 , QA - 10.101.0.0/16, Prod - 10.104.0.0/16). Each of these VPNs has an OpenVPN server. They are dolling out client IPs as follows: Dev - 10.100.0.0/16 - ...
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1answer
2k views

AWS: One VPC with multiple VPN connections to different sites. What about CIDR overlaps?

So, I have an app running in a VPC, with (currently) a VPN connection to the development location. The app is accessible at, let's say, 10.0.2.25 (IP of the internal ELB, accessible only via VPN). ...
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1answer
2k views

strongSwan IPsec server with AWS EC2 VPC VPN client

I'm trying to create a VPN tunnel between 2 AWS regions. The way I'm trying to do this is by setting up a IPsec server in Linux with strongSwan in one region, and then a VPC VPN in the other region. ...
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2answers
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How can I setup a VPN for remote users to connect to a AWS RDS server?

I have remote developers that travel and have constantly changing IP addresses. I would like them to be able to connect to a VPN running on a instance on EC2. Once they are connected to the VPN with a ...
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1answer
367 views

Windows 2003 server RRAS on VPC

I'm trying to setup a L2TP VPN server(to give user access on to all my VPN instance) on a Windows 2003 instance running on my VPC. While trying to enable RRAS I'm getting error, "less than two network ...
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What back-end hardware or software do Amazon Web Services use to provide the VPN functionality for their VPCs? [closed]

When connecting an customer gateway to a VPC VPN, what hardware or software is providing the service on Amazon's side?
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Securing EC2 machines with VPC + a VPN?

Right now, my company is pre-launch and is getting away with a few dirty hacks. The biggest one is that our staging, ci, and monitoring boxes are available at staging.ourcompany.com, ...
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1answer
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Can you connect to Amazon VPC VPN from Windows 7 without a hardware VPN on your end?

I found this thread that seems to suggest it's not possible to connect to Amazon VPC VPN from a Windows 7 box without an external hardware (router) on the client side. Is this true, or did I miss ...
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2answers
121 views

How can I use a VPN to protect an EC2 instance so that only my devs can access it

I have a dev EC2 instance and I would like to use a VPN (ideally provided by AWS) so that only my web devs could access the website on port 80 Is this What virtual private connect is for?
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1answer
553 views

VPN to Amazon EC2 Windows 2008 Instance .. or Other Solution?

I have a Windows 2008 Amazon EC2 instance with a public facing web site and a back office 'Admin' site. Currently the back office site is secured with username / password, but ideally I'd like to add ...
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2answers
307 views

AWS-hosted sites unreachable from my EC2-based VPN

So I setup a simple PPTP VPN on my EC2 Ubuntu instance. However, when I'm connected to that VPN from my laptop, I'm unable to access any AWS-hosted sites/services (times out). Everything else works. ...
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2k views

Simplest possible VPN to Amazon EC2 instance

I have setup an EC2 instance (Windows Server 2008) that I will let different developers connect to. Since I want the connection to be secure I am trying to setup a VPN connection to that machine, but ...
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2answers
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Windows 2008 Server in Amazon EC2 stops responding when SSTP/VPN connection is closed

All, I have a single Windows 2008 server running in Amazon's EC2 cloud. It's running a web application that is running fine and is accessible to the outside world. I need 3-5 developers to be able ...